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[[folder:Main Protagonists]]

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!!XIII
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* AmazonChaser
* AmnesiacHero
* {{Badass}}
** BadassBeard: Sometimes.
** BadassInDistress: Sometimes.
** BadassMindsThinkAlike: With Jones.
** OneManArmy
* TheCasanova
** AccidentalPornomancer: He never try to seduce girls, they just come to him.
** ChickMagnet
* CombatPragmatist
* DarkAndTroubledPast: And how.
* DeadpanSnarker
* DeadPersonImpersonation / IdentityImpersonator: [[spoiler: He was recruited to impersonate Steve Rowland as part of Carrington's plan to find out who ordered the assassination of William Sheridan, before his amnesia]].
* {{Determinator}}
* IdentityAmnesia
* IHaveManyNames
* MadeOfIron
* MrFanservice: Sometimes [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]].
* NeverForgottenSkill: Just like Jason Bourne, his combat skills are not at all affected by the memory loss.
* ParentalAbandonment
* PursuingParentalPerils: In "The Jason Fly File" and "The Night of August 3rd".
* SuperSoldier
* ThirteenIsUnlucky: Lampshaded by a tramp he meets in a train at the end of "The Day of The Black Sun". Averted most of the time actually.
* TisOnlyABulletInTheBrain
* TrainingFromHell: Has followed ''several'' in his life. The most horrible of these has to be the S.P.A.D.S. training, which often results in the death of the weakest soldiers.
* WellExcuseMePrincess: To Jones, sometimes.
* XMarksTheHero: His '''X'''III tattoo counts.
* [[YouAreNumberSix You Are Number 13]]

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!!Jones
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* AcePilot
* ActionGirl
** ActionGirlfriend
* AfroAsskicker
* {{Badass}}
** BadassInDistress: In "The Night of August 3rd".
** BadassMindsThinkAlike: With XIII.
* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Averted: as she gets a wound to the abdomen that leaves a massive scar. The doctor says it'lll eventually go away, but she's now likely to be unable to bear children.
* ClingyJealousGirl
* ComicBookFantasyCasting: For her appearance, she was inspired by Whitney Houston.
* DeadpanSnarker
* TheLancer
* LoveInterest
* MsFanservice
* OnlyOneName
* NotSoStoic
* ObliviousToLove: She's obviously fond of XIII but the latter seems to ignore this when she ask him what she is to him.
* UniversalDriversLicense

From ''XIII Mystery'':

* DarkAndTroubledPast

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!!General Benjamin Carrington[[quoteright:138:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Carrington_3069.jpg]]

* BadassGrandpa
* CigarChomper
* AFatherToHisMen
* FourStarBadass
* ComicBookFantasyCasting / NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Creator/LeeMarvin, anyone?
* OldSoldier
* PapaWolf
* RetiredBadass

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!!Colonel Samuel Amos
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* AnArmAndALeg: Lost his left arm in his youth.
* BadassGrandpa
* BadassIsraeli: In his youth.
* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile]]
* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice]]: In "Operation Monte Cristo".
* [[spoiler: ItHasBeenAnHonor]]
* LethalChef
* {{Mossad}}
* RealMenCook
* RetiredBadass
* TheSmartGuy
* TheStoic

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!!Sean Mullway
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* TheAtoner
* ClearMyName
* ConvictedByPublicOpinion
* [[spoiler: DisappearedDad]]
* TheIrishDiaspora
* [[spoiler: KissingCousins]]
* TheReveal: [[spoiler: [[LukeIAmYourFather He is XIII's father]]]].
* TheScapegoat

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!!Betty Barnowksy
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* ActionGirl
* {{Badass}}
** BadassBandolier: In "Full Red".
* BuxomIsBetter
* DeepSouth: Where she comes from.
* FieryRedhead
* GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Averted. She had two abortions.
* HeroesWantRedheads
* TheLadette
* TheSquadette
* TrainingFromHell

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!!Marquis Armand de Préseau
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* {{Badass}}: Given the way he drives some {{bandito}}s out of the shack on the property he bought in Costa Verde, he surely qualifies.
* BlueBlood
* CoolOldGuy
* GentlemanAdventurer
* GentlemanSnarker
* HeroesWantRedheads: [[spoiler: Falls in love with Betty Barnowksy]].
* HighClassGlass
* NonIdleRich
* RichBoredom
* SelfMadeMan: Became the wealthiest banana plantation owner of Costa Verde by sheer force of will, starting with only a shack and the help of Romeo, a young Indian.
* UpperClassWit

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[[folder:The Conspiracy of the XX]]

* TheConspiracy
** GovernmentConspiracy
* [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazis By Any Other Name]]
* NebulousEvilOrganisation

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!!Calvin Wax (II)
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* BetterToDieThanBeKilled
** CyanidePill
* BlondGuysAreEvil
* DragonInChief
* FourEyesZeroSoul
* TheMole
** MoleInCharge
* NumberTwo
* [[PresidentEvil Vice-President Evil]]

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!!William S. Standwell (III)
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* TheButcher: His nickname during the war in Asia.
* TheDragon: To Calvin Wax.
* EyePatchOfPower
* EyeScream: Carrington burnt his eye with a cigar.

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!!Colonel Seymour D. Mac Call (XI)
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* ColonelKilgore
* CoolShades
* DrillSergeantNasty
* TheSpartanWay

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!!Steve Rowland (XIII)
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* ColdSniper
* FakingTheDead
* ProfessionalKiller
* [[spoiler: [[WhoShotJFK Who Shot William Sheridan?]]]]: It was him.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness

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!!Kim Rowland (née Carrington) (XVII)

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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys
* TheDragAlong
* HeelFaceTurn
* HeroicSacrifice
* LoveRedeems: Her love for her son.
* TrophyWife: For Wally Sheridan.

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[[folder:Other Major Antagonists]]

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!!The Mongoose
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* AssassinOutclassin: Never succeeds to kill XIII.
* BaldOfEvil
* BadassGrandpa
* ColdSniper
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy
* TheDreaded
* [[spoiler: HeKnowsTooMuch: Wally Sheridan kills him in "The Trial" when he's about to reveal crucial informations about him and the Conspiracy of the XX]].
* {{Mentor}} / TheObiWan: To Irina.
* NoNameGiven
** [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Only Known By His Nickname]]
* PassingTheTorch: [[spoiler: To Irina]].
* ProfessionalKiller
* ScarilyCompetentTracker

From ''XIII Mystery'':

* DarkAndTroubledPast

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!!Irina Svetlanova
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* TheBaroness
* BattleaxeNurse: Her disguise the first time she confronts XIII.
* DiabolicalMastermind: She becomes the chief of her own SPECTRE-like organisation of hitmen and professional assassins, Executor, after [[spoiler: the death of the Mongoose]].
* [[spoiler: DisneyVillainDeath]]
* EyeScream: She lost an eye during her first encounter with XIII.
* FemmeFatale
* HoneyTrap
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler: To the Mongoose after "The Trial"]].
* MasterOfDisguise
* ProfessionalKiller
* PsychoForHire
* PsychoLesbian
* TheVamp

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!!Frank Giordino
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* BigBad: After "The Trial".
** NonActionBigBad
* CigarChomper
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* DirtyOldMan
* [[spoiler: EveryoneIsRelated: He is XIII's uncle]].
* EvilMentor: To Jessica Martin.
* TheHeavy: From "The Trial" onwards.
* [[spoiler: KarmicDeath: [[BoomHeadshot Sniped]] by Jessica Martin]].
* TheMafia
* RogueAgent: Of the {{NSA}}.
* SmugSnake

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!!Felicity Rowland (née Brown)
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* ActionGirl: In "Operation Monte Cristo" especially.
* BlackWidow
* BlondesAreEvil
* [[ChickMagnet Dude Magnet]]
* FemmeFatale
* GoldDigger
* HighClassCallGirl
* HoneyTrap
* KarmaHoudini
* TheMistress
* TokenEvilTeammate: At the end of "Operation Monte Cristo".
* TrophyWife
* TheVamp

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!!Dwight Rigby
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* CorruptCorporateExecutive
* CorruptHick: A textbook example.
* DeepSouth
* DirtyOldMan
* GoodOlBoy
* [[spoiler: KangarooCourt / HangingJudge: When he was a prominent member of the Ku Klux Klan]].
* [[spoiler: KarmicDeath]]
* IOwnThisTown
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
* VillainWithGoodPublicity
* WitchHunt

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[[folder:Other Characters]]

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!!William Sheridan
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* AllohistoricalAllusion: JohnFKennedy.
* CorruptPolitician: Got elected with the help of TheMafia.
* DeadToBeginWith
* TheIdealist
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent: President Target and President Personable.

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!!Wally Sheridan
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* AllohistoricalAllusion: The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. He doesn't die of it though.
* [[spoiler: BatmanGambit: The whole operations leading to his election at the presidency]].
* [[spoiler: BigBad: Number I of the Conspiracy]].
* [[spoiler: TheChessmaster]]
* [[spoiler: EvilCannotComprehendGood: He asks XIII why he saved "that worthless black woman" instead of Kim who know much about the conspiracy. XIII replies that an asshole like him can't understand.]]
* [[spoiler: FauxAffablyEvil]]
* TheIdealist: Seems to share his brother's political ideas. [[spoiler: It's all a lie]].
* [[spoiler: KarmicDeath: By ExplosiveLeash.]]
* [[spoiler: The Mole]]
** [[spoiler: MoleInCharge]]
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent
** [[spoiler: PresidentEvil]]
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
* SiblingRivalry
* [[spoiler: VillainWithGoodPublicity]]

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!!Maria Isabel De Los Santos
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* ActionGirl
* IronLady
* LoveInterest: [[spoiler: She was XIII's love interest when he helped the revolutionarists of Costa Verde]]
* OurPresidentsAreDifferent
* ThePresidentsDaughter
* SpicyLatina

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!! Padre Jacinto (aka "El Loco")
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* TheAlcoholic
* {{Badass}}
** BadassMustache
** BadassPreacher
* TheBigGuy
* CigarChomper
* GoodIsNotNice
* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal]]
* NamesToRunAwayFrom/TheAdjectiveOne: "El Loco".
* SupportingLeader

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!!Jessica Martin
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* ActionGirl
* BiTheWay
* BrokenBird
* ColdSniper
* FemmeFatale
* HeelFaceTurn: Twice. [[spoiler: One to Frank Giordino and another to Irina Svatlanova]].
** HighHeelFaceTurn
* HitmanWithAHeart
* TheMistress: To Frank Giordino.
* [[spoiler: NotQuiteDead]]
* ProfessionalKiller: Works in partnership with Irina Svatlanova for some time.
* ScarilyCompetentTracker
* TrainingFromHell

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!!General James Elroy Wittaker
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* TheAtoner
* {{Badass}}: Manages to kill four TriggerHappy mafia thugs that were sent by [[spoiler: Frank Giordino's family]] to assassinate him before he can testify. Three of them had M16 rifles and took him by surprise.
** FourStarBadass: Possibly.
* HeelFaceTurn
* PeerPressureMakesYouEvil: What he tries to escape.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere
* UnsafeHaven: His house.

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!!Jonathan Mac Lane
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* FaceDeathWithDignity
* TheFettered
* TheIdealist
* PowerOfTrust
* ParentalSubstitute
* {{Scandalgate}}: Supported Julius and Ethel Rosenberg during their trial.
* WitchHunt: A victim of this in the RedScare times. See above.
* WorthLivingFor: His leftist and humanist ideas.

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!!Zeke Hattaway
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* TheAtoner
* BadassGrandpa
* BewareTheNiceOnes
* HandicappedBadass: [[spoiler:He's blind, and he shot Dwight Rigby dead while being guided solely by the latter's voice]].
* TheReveal: He reveals the truth about [[AwfulTruth what happened]] to Jonathan Mac Lane.

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!!Judith Warner
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* BrokenBird: She has been raped at the age of 14. She got better though.
* DeadpanSnarker
* [[ChickMagnet Dude Magnet]]
* EthicalSlut
* FilleFatale: When she was young.
* NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: She's not very mad at Dwight Rigby for having raped her [[spoiler: because she was secretly in love with him.]]
* TheMistress

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